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the damage tomorrow along with president obama. right now we're live in abseca, new jersey, craig boswell. >>> member of california's national guard and emergency management agencies are heading to the east coast. the national guard is sending two helicopters and two para helicopter teams. >>> now we showed you yesterday here at five clock how that super storm is affecting bay area air travel. today the situation is easing just a bit. ktvu's paul chambers live at sfo with the one thing there that seems to be saving some passengers from misery. >> reporter: the effects can still be felt in the bay area. however there is hope airport officials say some cities have limited service. >> reporter: if you're headed to or coming from the east coast the signs for your flight replains the same. cancelled. 115 in all here at sfo. >> a large number of cancellations, the difference is today we are beginning to see some limited flights coming from the west coast to primarily boston and washington, d.c. >> reporter: that's good news for some but not for the people we spoke with who are headed to the new
, there he is president barack obama is right on cue. this is the base in maryland, president barack obama is getting ready to head out to wisconsin, the first of three campaign stops and he will also campaign in nevada and colorado and he is resuming after canceling events to focus on federal response as president barack obama heads tonight air force one. >>> here is a look at some of the top stories we are following. in san lorenzo, a hit-and-run crash knocked out power to dozens of questions. chp is out there directing traffic on those wet roads and you probably will not get the power back until later today. they did arrest a driver whose car hit two small children while kids were trick or treating in the rain. the 10-year-old and four-year- old are expected to survive and we are not sure if the driver will face any charges. and a driver took off, we will help the storm victims on the east coast. they say people in the bay area have really stepped up to the plate to help storm victims and donations are up about 25 percent. >>> what more on the -- we have more on the affect of the storm,
in march. >>> time now just about 6:15. new this morning, president obama right now is head back to washington, d.c., after canceling a florida campaign appearance because of the approaching hurricane sandy. ktvu's scot mcfarland is on the streets of washington, d.c., to show us how it's affecting federal government, as well as the president's schedule. scott? >> reporter: dave, good morning. hurricane sandy has just arrived. the winds are picking up and for that reason, the u.s. government is closed -- congress shut down, the federal agencies -- irs and social security closed. as you mentioned, president obama returning here from a campaign stop in orlando this morning to oversee the response. here's a live look at atlantic city, new jersey. they're to the east of us along the shore. the winds are stronger and surf is stiff and nearing record levels. it will approach the record levels later tonight. we have a severe weather situation, so severe in washington, d.c., the instruction is quite clear. "stay indoors." here's president obama talking about hurricane sandy. >> reporter
it will be sunny, seeing that blanket of fog. 60s and 70s. >>> 7:15. new this morning, president obama right now is heading back to washington, d.c. he canceled a florida campaign appearance this morning because of the approaching hurricane sannie. >> scott macfarland is out on the streets of washington, d.c. to show us -- to show us how the storm is affecting the federal government and president obama's schedule. >> and dave, this seping news, the white house says the president has canceled tomorrow's appearance in green bay, wisconsin to stay here in d.c. and monitor this storm, d.c., the nation's capital, is a ghost town. let's take a look at the president hopping on a plane. he knows what it sit -- what is sitting -- what is hitting here. the rains already coming down heavy. they will get heavier as the afternoon moves along. the administrator of fema talking about how they are preparing this morning. >> pennsylvania, flooding and we've been moving stuff into position. because power outages are likely to top the million- dollar mark. the u.s. -- is announcing closures. >>> the supreme court
saw when he got out to tour the damaged area. he will do the same with president obama. >>> all right, thank you craig. from new jersey we go to our weather center our chief meteorologist. what's the situation now with that massive storm. >> the storm is still massive. the worse is over. that tial surge, the big surf of last night that's when the real problems happen. we're going to see continued sunshine. over the next 24 hours it makes it way into eastern new york. it is massive, it extends from chicago south, northern atlanta, norfolk and maine. look how big that thing is. continued problems especially if you're trying to fly in and out of any of the major hubs out of the united states in the next few hours and into the united states. we'll see you back here in a little bit. >>> despite the extensive damage from sandy the new york stock exchange is set to reopen tomorrow. right now workers are running through an extensive testing of the stock exchange systems in the home that they can flush out any problems. the stock exchange was closed yesterday and today due to that storm. the l
are headed in the wrong direction and you have president obama, you are right. he has a glossy brochure and i've looked at that brochure and as you know i played the role of obama during the debate preps and it is more of the same and you can argue we need to do more of the same but it hasn't worked and hasn't worked by president obama's own measurements, he said unemployment would be 50% lower, than it is, if we passed the stimulus package and, economic growth would be 2/3 higher than it is. and the one thing that is in his now parole is to raise taxes and he wants to raise taxes on a million small businesses including a lot here in ohio and that will result according to a study by the national federation of independent businesses with a 700,000 job loss which we cannot afford. so, governor romney instead has proposed pro-growth policies including a tax reform proposal that lowers the rate of taxation, but makes the tax code far more efficient, simplifies it and, that will result in 7 million new jobs, over the next ten years. that is the choice people have and in ohio, you know, they are ch
farlane, where the nightmare storm has arrived. scott? >> on capitol hill a few miles away from president obama and the white house. we can tell you the conditions are deteriorating rapidly. the wind and rain will be picking up. it will get worst. the city right now is on lock down. it is empty. the government is closed. the white house, con congress, federal agents are shut down for business. emergency personnel are working here today. once more, mass transit, train stations are empty. and power outages are looming up to several million people could lose power by midnight. president obama had to campaign the stops in florida and ohio to deal with the emergency. he spoke after a briefing in the white house situation room. transportation room is tied up for a long time. friday, the significant impact for a lot of people in addition to flooding will be getting power back up. we anticipate there are a lot of trees down, a lot of water. >> by the shore especially. and the record levels in the eastern shores, delaware and new jersey. president obama is campaign -- canceling the campaign spot tomorro
appearing in las vegas. >> that's right. four more years. four more years. four more years. >> mrs. obama addressed a crowd of supporters. president obama has worked hard to improve the economy, healthcare and education. she reminded them quote, this is the president that took out osama bin laden. early voting began in nevada last week and one-fourth of the states voters have cast their ballots. >>> mitt romney campaigned today in iowa where he mocked president obama's campaign slogan. >> the president's campaign slogan is this. forward. but to 23 million americans struggling to find a good job these last four years feel a lot more like backward. >> romney said president obama's campaign quote, falls short of the magnitude of these times. if he is elected president he'll make policy changes that bring the economy, in his words, roaring back. find out how your political views align with the candidates. like ktvu channel 2 on facebook. >> friends and family of former senator george mcgovern gathered for his funeral. the 90-year-old died this past sunday. he served in the u.s. house and sena
from president obama and mitt romney. >>> all right, time now is 74:00 the latest now on the east coast super-storm sandy. jennifer is live in new jersey this morning. good morning, jennifer. >> reporter: hi there, good morning to you. well, the big problem here is the sand. the dune system gave out and now sand is filling the streets. you think see the crews here, they are making some progress as they tackle the physical damage, there is an emotional toll, too. some homeowners are breaking down in tiers. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired. and it is all gone. >> 43 years i am in my home and then lost it. i can not take it. >> reporter: others say they now have nothing left and noplace to go. >> we have nothing. no credit cards. $15 in my pocket. nowhere to go, no food, no gas. >> reporter: in new york. bodies of two boys have been found. rushing waters swept them away from their mother. >> i would be devastated. i would die. i would want to be dead with them. i can not believe this is happening. >> reporter: the widespread destruction is a sight that many are still st
. >> 8:04. later on today, new jersey's governor will show president obama firsthand the superstorm damage in new jersey. the president will see boats that have washed up on homes, seaside homes washed right off their foundations. famous boardwalk is now gone. the seaside amusement park rides, they were just washed away in the ocean. sandy is responsible for at -- for at least six deaths in new jersey. the power outages are still numbering into the millions and they are making some progress there. take a look at what's left after that raging fire in breezy point queens new york. we told you about this yesterday morning. entire blocks of houses and businesses destroyed by flames in parts of the rockaway  peninsula, 111 houses burned to the ground and the -- burned to the ground. >>> flights at j.f.k. airport in new york are set to resume in about an hour. trucks are still pumping water from the airfield at new york's la guardia airport. so la guardia is not quite ready. but newark international in new jersey opened around 4:00 this morning. ktvu has learned some flights willp -- wi
people were looking for work. president obama who campaigns in ohio today is using his financial stump speech say the economy son the right track and he needs four more years to keep the momentum going. >> right now we could be putting more folks back to work right now. fixing roads and bridges. expanding broad band to rural neighborhoods. making sure our schools are state of the art. let's put americans back to work doing the work that needs to be done. >> reporter: but mitt romney is trying to make the closing argument that is the recovery could be much better with him in the white house and he's ridiculing one of the president's recent suggestions to consolidate federal agencies that deal with this. >> we don't need a secretary of business to understand business, we need a president who understands business and i do. >> reporter: i'll have reaction to the jobs report during my next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:shh 15. a poll shows a shift on how californias will vote on prop 34. the proposed repeal of the death penalty
as possible to get the economy back on track. >> that is a long time. >> a kind of a -- >> president obama pausing to just take one question at the end of that briefing, saying that the election will take a back seat right now. he is mostly concerned about the well-being of american families and the first responders who will be out in force in reaction to hurricane sandy. he said the election will take care of itself next week. but he did warn americans that come over the course of the next several days, they may find themselves in some pretty tough situations. very likely without power over a large swath of the east coast, from virginia to massachusetts. he said you really need to heed the warnings of your local governors. if they tell you to evacuate them the need to listen to what they are saying. he said to go to ready.gov and do what you can to prepare your home. i think that most people have gotten batteries and water and supplies that they have in their home for this event as we gary for the impact of this. it looks like, over the next several hours, the wind and the water and the r
posttracking poll shows 49% of likely voters support president obama. while 48% say they're voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> the candidates returned to the campaign trail this morning after several days off. >> right now we could be putting more people back to work now. fixing roads and bridges, making sure our schools are state of the art. >> reporter: the president is expected to travel nonstop until election day hitting the all important battleground states. he has set to return to ohio tomorrow. >> i'm going to reach across the aisle and meet with democrats who love america just like you love america, and there are good democrats like that. >> romney is expected to attend rallies in ohio and wisconsin tomorrow. >>> president obama received a big endorsement from new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he used this week's storm to highlight the president's warning about global warming. >>> the victim's wife says she still hasn't been allowed to see her husband's body. >> wilbur bartly's family shared photos and put out a plea. >> this is such a sad sad moment. not be
, president obama, please listen to us down here, we are going to die. >> reporter: homeland security secretary janet napolitano toured the destruction this afternoon. >> we want to make sure the right resources are brought here, as quickly as possible. >> reporter: the national guard can now be seen mobilizing supplies, meantime, today in san francisco -- >> romney's record at governor in dealing with disasters has raised doubts. >> reporter: senator boxer pushed for votes, criticizing governor romney. we asked the senator why a delay in relief supplies from fema to staten island. >> all i can say is they are getting the help they need. >> reporter: napolitano says search and rescue operations took priority, and now dozens of fema teens are helping those on staten island and beyond. >> almost $15 million is already on the street. this is assistance directly to individuals. >> reporter: 1.5 million customers are still without power in new jersey, 1.3 million in new york. reporting live, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> coverage of the deadly storm continues, coming up at 5:45, east coast is n
has it closer within a point. and there are the two states that are clearly too close to call right now. you have florida and ohio. look at that obama is wing by only 2% in florida and ohio they are also just 2% apart. >>> the federal government is buying gasoline to get fuel super storm sandy victims. the obama administration ordered 12 million gallons of unleaded fuel and 10 million gallons of diesel. tanker trucks will take the fuel to gas stations in new york, new jersey and other storm stricken areas. it is a welcome news for the thousands that are trying to leave. >> i'm getting out of the city. the city accident love me. i've been here my whole life. there's nothing. the ocean tore through my house and i lost everything i known 27 years and i'm five years living in the streets. >> gas supply dropped when super storm sandy flooded pipeline equipment. new jersey governor has ordered gas rationing to cut down on lines at gas stations. it's called odd even rationing. vehicles with license plates that end in even number cans only fill up on even numbered days of the month. odd num
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